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On the Set of Alfonso Cuarón's "Roma"
February 26, 2019
by Chien-Chi Chang
Alfonso Cuarón has won a Best Director Academy Award for “Roma”, a semi-autobiographical film set in Mexico City during the early 1970s. In January, he won a Golden Globe Award, also for Best Director.
Cuarón established himself as a respected filmmaker with the release of “Y Tu Mamá Tabién” (2001) and gained great notoriety for “Children of Men” (2006) and “Gravity” (2013). He won a Best Director Academy Award for the latter, making him the first Mexican and Latino director to receive this honor.
In late 2016 Cuarón personally invited Chien-Chi Chang to photograph on the set of “Roma” in Mexico City.

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